Woodlawn Manor Museum at Brookville Academy

Woodlawn Manor Museum at Brookville Academy offers a variety of educational programs keyed to social studies curriculum and environmental studies for students and groups of all ages. The programs are presented both inside the historic manor and outside on the grounds and miles of woodland trails. Field trip program topics include families now and then, life in the past, ways of the Wampanoags and the pilgrims, the Underground Railroad, colonial plantation life, and more. Students can participate in activities such as yarn spinning, a yoke and bucket carry, butter churning, cheesemaking, and many others.

Contact Info
Address: #5 High Street (Georgia Avenue), Brookeville, Maryland 20833. Montgomery County. Tel: 301-509-8470. Email: WoodlawnManorMuseum@comcast.net. Website: woodlawnmanormuseum.com. Hrs: Vary.

Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Performances. Recomm. Length of Visit: 3 hours. Cost: Fee.

SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Living History Lesson Plan

Two hundred thousand Civil War soldiers were boys no older than 16, and an estimated 300 women were brave enough to disguise themselves as men and fight in the war. The average soldier weighed only 145 pounds due to poor diet, long marches, disease, and tough living, and earned about $15 per month more. ... Continue